First, Journal Sentinel blogger Christian Schneider complained The Guardian article about Scott Walker's John Doe investigation and apparent pay-to-play involving lead based paint, didn't focus on the trial lawyers contributions to the Democrats like it did the lead paint industry donor.
Well, maybe it was because there wasn't illegal campaign coordination...just guessing of course.
But second and most importantly; how are lawyers representing families devastated by the effects of lead based paint (from an industry that dragged its feet while other industrialized countries took it out), equal to conniving Republicans trying to exempt the lead paint industry from ever paying damages?
Stunning disconnect. From Upfront with Mike Gousha:
The lead paint law was a top priority for the state’s business lobby, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, after a 2005 Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling exposed lead paint manufacturers to liability for damages in lead poisoning lawsuits. The lead author was Democratic appointee Justice Louis Butler, who Gableman defeated in 2008.
If you live in an old or maturing building don't give your youngsters a chance to bite, mouth, or handle window ledges or some other painted surface.ReplyDelete
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